After the fireworks and the champagne, we are left to ponder what 2022 may bring. For some of us, this calls for a simple prayer:
Most gracious and merciful God, you have reconciled us to yourself through Jesus Christ your son, and called us to new life in him. Grant that we, who begin this new year in his Name, may complete it to his honor and glory; who lives and reigns, now and for ever. Amen.
For those of you who do not share in this belief, may this year be as good as your best hopes!
In either case, there is always this sound advice: